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Artist or CreatorGiles; Ronald Carl (1916-1995)
Title or CaptionFront cover of a Max Aitken Birthday dinner menu
Extent1 item
Date1960
FormatMenu
Size17.5 x 26.5 cms
Embedded text or transcriptHalf a ton
Many Happy Returns Max 1960
Person DepictedBeaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,
NotesThe measurement is for the closed programme, if displayed open it measures 35.2 x 26.5 cms
DescriptionGiles cartoon on the cover features Giles Junior and Max Aitken with sailing flags spelling out a birthday greeting. There is also a note from Aitken to Giles on the cover reading "My Dear Sir Carl Many happy memories from Max [drawing of 3 flags] S.O.S." There is a print of a photograph of Aitken pasted in on the first page. The event was held at the Savoy on 25 February 1960.
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GB/BCA/96Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,1879-1964   
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